Garlic is a kitchen staple enjoyed in dishes from Asia to Italy, and it’s long been celebrated for its medicinal qualities. Try these six classic dishes to get your fix today.
Garlic is a cooking essential whether you add it to the beginning of your soup, curry, stir-fry and stew or as a stand-alone in your marinades, dressings and sauces – no kitchen can function without it.
Many contraptions have been invented to help crush, pound, chop and slice this essential ingredient which packs a punch in flavour, carries wonderful medical properties and is so easy to grow.
We’ve pulled together our six favourite garlic dishes to get your tastebuds tingling this spring.
Garlic Flatbreads with Crushed Broad Beans & Goat’s Cheese
Try this delicious recipe using in season broad beans, for your meat free Monday dinner.
A classic dish, garlic prawns are an Aussie favourite especially as the warmer weather rolls around and prawns are in demand. This dish is perfect for BBQ’s and events as a sharing plate, entree or even as a quick meal. Serve with plenty of aioli and lemon wedges.
Ragu of Lamb Shank with Pumpkin and Caramelised Garlic
This recipe is a slow cookers dream. Try not to think of it as time-consuming but as a labour-of-love. You’ll be pleased with the end result of the falling-off-the-bone lamb paired with roasted pumpkin and garlic that will implore you to lick the bowl!
Beef Empanadas with Chimichurri Sauce
Empanadas, stuffed bread or pastry baked or deep fried, are a common snack found in Latin Amerca and Southern Europe. They can be filled with just about anything from vegetables, meat, fruit and cheese with many sweet and savory variations. This recipe uses beef, eggs and olives with plenty of garlic and spices and balances it all out with a great parsley dipping sauce.
Garlic, Marjoram and Lemon Roast Chicken with Pumpkin Panzanella
Reinvent your roast chicken this week with this delicious take on a traditional favourite.